edema

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Dependent edema and skin changes in affected limbs not present at 4 months were observed in 6 patients.
Dependent edema, presumably due to compartmental muscle weakness and inability to augment blood circulation by muscular contraction, had been present to a mild degree in 2 persons at 4-month follow-up but was seen in 6 persons at 1 year.
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